Tag Archives: Minnesota

A Sobering Comparison

Among the other blogs I try to keep up with is iowastartingline.com. Throughout the lead up to the caucuses they covered the Iowa caucuses thoroughly. Since the caucuses they have been doing top notch work covering Iowa’s politics and the … Continue reading

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Whatsamatta With Kansas? Lots!

Catching up on some old reading I finally got around to reading Peter Fisher’s synopsis of the disastrous Kansas budget over at Iowa Fiscal Partnership. Justice Louis Brandeis once called states “the laboratories of democracy.” As the major laboratory for … Continue reading

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Republicans Fake Concern About Income Inequality

The Iowa senate passed a raise in minimum wage Monday on pretty much of a party line vote. One Republican joined twenty six Democrats to pass the bill. This would be good news if Democrats controlled the other legislative House … Continue reading

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